Keep of Semur

Donjon Semurois (en)

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Visit the tower :

Discover the 5 floors of this sensational building, also headquarters of a society named “Société des Sciences historiques et naturelles de Semur-en-Auxois”. Inside, you will find a museum with a gallery room, a technological collection, a library and a conference room.

In 2010, after being closed for a long time, the basement of the Orle d’Or Tower once again became accessible. The Sciences Society helped greatly in the reconstruction of its landing stage, where the sentinels were situated. This historic place makes clear the medieval role of the tower, which was difficult to understand after Henry IV ordered the demolition of the keep following the construction of the Joly Bridge.

Opening hours :

Visits : afternoons in July and August. Close on Monday. Rates : 3 euros, free under 18 years old. Open on some weekends in May, June and September. 

tourisme semur

tourisme semur

Discover the medieval city of Semur in Auxois, its municipal museum, its history and its exceptional architecture. Discover its high city and its suburbs by the river Armançon. Dynamic city, Ideally situated between Paris and Lyon in Auxois Bourgogne. In 7 km of the heat exchanger of the highway A6 and in 20 km of the TGV station of Montbard.

tourisme semur

tourisme semur


2 Place Gaveau
21140 Semur-en-Auxois
03 80 97 05 96

tourisme semur

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